Authorize Rites and Prayers for the Care of Beloved Animals
Resolved, the House of _______
concurring, That the 77th
General Convention authorize for use in congregations or other
church groups wishing to provide pastoral care for people caring
for animals, liturgical materials found in the Blue Book report
of the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music, entitled "Various
Rites and Prayers for Animals.".
Proposer: Standing Commission on Liturgy
These liturgical texts respond to
resolution 2009-C078, which directed the Standing Commission
on Liturgy and Music to develop liturgical resources to observe
the loss of a companion animal. The Commission proposes to make
these texts available electronically.
Note: The proposed Rites and Prayers